Light Station Stories

Bakers Island: Keepers of the Light
The summer of 2014 marked the first season of our guided tours to Bakers Island Light Station! For the first time in over 70 years the public was granted access to this historic landmark. Some of the visitors came across the harbor to fulfill years of curiosity but others were deeply connected to the Light Station through their service in the U.S Coast Guard. Read on to learn more.

A Keeper's Christmas
Fond memories of Flying Santa and gifts from the Jubilee Yacht club are just some of the tales we’ve been told about the holiday season on Bakers Island.  Former Coast Guard keepers have been kind enough to share these special stories. Check out this 1960s article from the Beverly Times.  Read on to learn more.

Winter at the Lighthouse

  • January 2016 -- All's quiet except for our planning. Read on to learn about what's happening at Bakers Island Lighthouse in our "off season."
  • February 2016 -- Do you know the significance of January 3, 1798 in the history of Bakers Island? Read on to learn the answer!